Partner – David Battle founded Battle Investment Group in 2015. He has spent his entire career working with small and mid-sized businesses to support their growth, expansion, and success. From 2006-2015, he was a principal at Metalmark Capital (www.metalmarkcapital.com), a New York-based private investment firm, where he was focused on the defense/security, government, and industrial sectors. There he served on the board of directors of the following investments.
- Airborne Systems (www.airborne-sys.com) – provider of parachutes, aerial delivery systems, and related products to the US/allied militaries and emergency response organizations.
- HDT Global (www.hdtglobal.com) – provider of shelters, power/environmental control, and related equipment to the US/allied militaries and emergency response organizations.
- Asynchrony Solutions (www.asynchrony.com) – provider of software development services with a focus on mobile applications to commercial and government customers.
- Schafer Corporation (www.schafercorp.com) – provider of scientific, engineering, and technical services to government and commercial clientele.
Before joining Metalmark Capital, David served as an associate at JPMorgan Partners, a New York-based private investment firm, and as an analyst at Bowles Hollowell Conner & Co, a North Carolina-based investment banking firm. He earned a MBA degree from Harvard Business School and a BBA degree from the University of Georgia.
David currently serves as Chairman of ARCTOS (www.arctos-us.com) and as a director of Metal Finishing Technologies (www.mftech.com), Oceus Networks (www.oceusnetworks.com), and Waterleaf International (www.waterleafinternational.com). In addition, David is also Chairman of the Corsair Society (www.corsairsociety.com), and a trustee of the University of Georgia Foundation (dar.uga.edu/uga_foundation).